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Lead Engineer

Job ID 192661BR Date posted 11/04/2022
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Full Time
  • Engineering
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Position description

Join the engineering side of the innovation environment for Mayo Clinic. Our technical staff partner with world-class healthcare delivery and research physicians to bring new capabilities to healthcare. The Division of Engineering pursues innovative solutions for a wide variety of new capabilities. Opportunities may be pursued by leveraging commercial partnerships or through internal design and fabrication. Our products cover the patient care spectrum from benchtop prototype to patient bedside.  We may collaborate to help brainstorm a solution that is contracted externally or may apply our engineering staff to design and build internally. We are a unique resource for a healthcare institution, and one that helps Mayo Clinic maintain its #1 rating in the country for healthcare delivery.

We are looking for an experienced engineering lead to help our innovators turn their ideas into reality. This engineer will meet with innovation teams and innovators, assess and help prioritize opportunities, and determine the best path to success. The ideal candidate has hands-on experience in designing medical devices, great communication skills, and a strong background managing external engineering partners; preferably they have experience using an innovation sprint process – gathering a cross-functional group to quickly move innovative ideas from conversation to concept in order to enable an engineering-based business assessment of the opportunity.

This role will advance multi-disciplinary biomedical-related engineering concepts with assistance from colleagues with complementary expertise; will have primary project responsibility for activities throughout the entire project life cycle; must work independently with full accountability for project results; and will make decisions affecting the success of complex projects. Most detailed design and fabrication work for ideas that advance into development and overseen by this role are expected to be outsourced; some will be pursued for internal design. For internal design, this role will coordinate work of assigned project staff, therefore demonstrated skills leading projects from a practical, experiential and academic basis is desired. The candidate should have experience in new product development in a regulatory environment, will need to excel in an environment where work may be ambiguous, and be able to manage many diverse, concurrent activities.

BS in Engineering or related field with 10 years of related experience; Or MS in Engineering or related field with 8 years of related experience; Or PhD in Engineering or related field with 6 years of related experience. Minimum of 4 years’ experience managing projects is required.

Additional qualifications
Master's degree preferred.

Exemption status

Compensation Detail
$110,385 - $165,505 / year

Benefits eligible

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
Monday - Friday, but will require and allow some flexibility based on project needs.

The position’s work location will be split approximately half-time between remote and working on site at the Mayo Clinic Florida campus in Jacksonville; plan to be on campus weekly.

Weekend schedule
Weekend work occasionally as required by assigned projects.

International Assignment

Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad to see what the great River City has to offer!

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